Who’s Paying for These Shoes?

  I have two middle school stepsons. They are 11 and 13 years old. And guess what? They are young men of means. That’s right - they have cash. Seemingly an endless supply of it. Oh, they don’t have much of the paper stuff (or in Canada, it’s now the plastic stuff). But their chequing …

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How to Make Your Kids Clean Your Home

A couple of years ago, we had a service technician from an alarm company in our home on a Saturday. He moved from room to room, checking out our existing set-up in order to calculate a quote for monitoring service. During his inspection, our two boys (aged nine and ten at the time) busily went …

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